Ray Lobo 52POSTS


A Cuban-American obsessed with documentaries and anything by Kubrick, Haneke, Breillat, or McQueen. If he is not watching films in his hometown of Miami, he is likely travelling somewhere in Asia enjoying okonomiyaki or pho.

A-ha: The Movie - Review

Why am I drawn to music documentaries?  Why are many of us drawn to music documentaries?  Undeniably, there is the lurid behind-the-scenes factor of

The Velvet Queen

On the face of things, The Velvet Queen seems like just another nature documentary.  It is indeed that, but also so much more.  It

The Tale Of King Crab: Review

As a film reviewer, aesthetic rapture rarely overtakes me.  When it does, it is usually because a filmmaker has birthed an artwork wherein everything

Moon, 66 Questions: Review

You know that feeling when responsibilities and expectations press down on you, not allowing you room to breathe, task building upon additional task, each

Petite Maman

The spectral is everywhere in Céline Sciamma’s Petite Maman. Sciamma (Portrait of a Lady on Fire) places death front and center in the opening